Monthly Archives: January 2013

Birds in the Snow

 When I no longer thrill to the first snow of the season, I’ll know I’m growing old. -Lady Bird Johnson Last week, I posted about the challenge of keeping the squirrels off the bird feeder.  I pulled it into the … Continue reading

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Originally posted on The Sacred Cave:
In the months after Beth’s death, we discussed the absurdity of our lives. I can’t being to express the shockwaves that we still feel today as a result of her loss. It’s not about…

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Originally posted on A Nine Pound Hammer….or a woman like you, either one of these will do:
You have one moment and it’s all over in a blink of an eye.  Your time is limited and the cycle of…

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Floral Friday 1.18.13

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.   – Albert Einstein  

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Like a deer in the headlights, this squirrel seems to have realized he got caught with his hand in the cooker jar, er…birdseed.   The squirrels have taken to leaping from the deck railing onto the bird feeder, scaring the … Continue reading

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The cat was fascinated by the squirrel who was on the deck picking up bird seed I’d spilled. Hey!  Wanna play?

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I’ve been stalking this guy for a week.  He hung around for 3 days, and I took lots of pictures, but he was just too far away.  Today I trekked out to his tree, and got this picture.  

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Big Oven

The Big Oven.  It’s not a giant place to cook your turkey.  It’s an app.  Turns out, it’s a great app. I’ve been in a cooking slump for some time.  I bought big oven about 4 years ago.  I believe … Continue reading

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New Years Resolution

Not until we have become humble and teachable, standing in awe of God’s holiness and sovereignty… acknowledging our own littleness, distrusting our own thoughts, and willing to have our minds turned upside down, can divine wisdom become ours.     … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Robin Coyle:
I tried to come up with some amusing verbiage to go along with this photo but failed miserably. Pithy eludes me today. Maybe I left it in the pocket of my other sweatpants. So, sans…

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